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Test ID: META3    
Metanephrines with 3-Methoxytyramine, 24 Hour, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

A first- and second-tier screening test for the presumptive diagnosis of catecholamine-secreting pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas

 

Testing in conjunction with or as an alternative to plasma metanephrine or catecholamine testing

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
3MT13-Methoxytyramine, UYes, (Order 3MT)Yes
METAFMetanephrines, Fractionated, 24h, UYesYes

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Metanephrines with 3-MT, 24h, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenethylamine
3-Methoxytramine
3-Methoxytyramine
3MT
Fractionated metanephrines
Free Metanephrine
Metanephrines free, urine
Methoxytramine
Methoxytyramine
NMN (Normetanephrines), urine
Normetanephrine, (NMN), free
Normetanephrines, urine
Urine Dopamine